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1 MANAGEMENT ACTIONS AND EXPENDITURE REPORT ADDITIONAL PRIMARY MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU) Please provide a brief description of the activities you have undertaken against your agreed management actions since your previous report - refer to your Management Schedule, attached to your funding agreement for information about the activities you agreed to undertake. If you have not carried out a required activity, please provide a reason/s why. In the expenditure column, please provide a breakdown of the expenses you have incurred over the previous 12 months please only attribute expenditure against management actions you agreed to in your funding agreement. PMU number: Part 1 Management Actions (as per your Management Schedule) Conservation grazing or strategic grazing Description of actions taken over the previous 12 months If Yes, please describe how you have grazed the PMU over the past 12 months (e.g. conservation or strategic grazing, including timing and number of stock grazed). What fencing has been installed/maintained? What overall sward height has been maintained? Expenditure (GST excl) (e.g. fencing, labour $?) Page 1 of 6

2 manage herbaceous exotic plants (nonaggressive) If Yes, please identify the species managed, methods used and comment about the effectiveness of your management a (e.g. slashing, mowing, grazing, chipping, spot spraying, hand removal $?) If strategic grazing, how successful has this been in controlling biomass and/or herbaceous exotic plants? manage herbaceous exotic plants (aggressive) If Yes, please identify the species managed, methods used and comment about the effectiveness of your management actions. (e.g. slashing, mowing, chipping, spot spraying, hand removal $?) manage exotic shrubs (aggressive) If Yes, please identify the species managed, methods used and comment about the effectiveness of your management actions. (e.g. slashing, mowing, chipping, spraying, hand removal $?) manage feral animals If Yes, please identify species managed, methods used and comment about the effectiveness of your management actions. (e.g. rabbit fumigation, fox baiting, $?) Page 2 of 6

3 manage native herbivores If Yes, please identify species managed, methods used, any permits obtained and comment about the effectiveness of your management actions. (e.g. fencing, culling $?) Re-establish perennial native species If Yes, please identify species planted, planting methods used, area planted, where was the seed/tubestock sourced. (e.g. seed, tube stock planting $?) Plant overstorey tree species of the target community (NSW only) If Yes, please identify species planted, planting methods used, area planted, where was the seed/tube stock sourced. (e.g. seed, tube stock planting $?) Re-establish understorey shrubs (NSW only) If Yes, please identify species planted, planting methods used, area planted, where was the seed/tube stock sourced. (e.g. seed, tube stock planting $?) Add coarse woody debris If Yes, please describe type of woody debris added, source, methods used to add material. (e.g. labour $?) Page 3 of 6

4 Biomass control to reduce dominance of a single native plant species What species were controlled, methods used and comment about the effectiveness of your management actions. (e.g. grazing, slashing, lopping, herbicides, labour $?) NOTE: Please contact your regional NRM body regarding laws and permits for clearing native vegetation. Other expenditure incurred (excluding opportunity costs) Expenses that can t easily be attributed to a specific management activity, such as costs associated with monitoring and reporting etc $ TOTAL EXPENDITURE $ Part 2 The following activities must not be undertaken in the PMU: cultivation fertiliser application removal or disturbance of native vegetation (living or dead) removal or disturbance of bush rocks planting of non-native species in the ecological community intentional burning outside of a fire management plan Please provide an explanation if these requirements have not been met in the previous 12 months. Page 4 of 6

5 In the previous12 months, have you: 1. Undertaken, without direction, any activities to meet your obligations under State and/or Local Government regulations (e.g. control of noxious/declared weeds)? If Yes, please describe what you did. 2. Been directed to undertake any activities to meet your obligations under State and/or Local Government regulations (e.g. management of invasive plant and/or animal species)? If Yes, please describe what you did. Page 5 of 6

6 FIXED POINT PHOTO RECORD SHEET PRIMARY MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU) Complete one fixed point photo record sheet and attach a colour photograph for each PMU (taken from the same place and wherever possible at the same time each year) PMU number: Date photo taken: Time photo taken Observations over the previous 12 months: Describe general vegetation health and whether there has been a general improvement or deterioration in condition. What plants and animals have you have observed? What external factors have had the most significant influence on the condition of the management unit (e.g. seasonal conditions, fire etc)? How effective have your management actions been? Attach Photo Page 6 of 6

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